CHIA SEED LAB
By Matthew Brady and Gracie Bostwick
- 75 milliliters of soil
- 75 milliliters of sand
Independent Variable: The amount of sand vs. soil
Control: The type of pot/cup, type of soil, type of sand, amount of water, sunlight
Extraneous Variables: The weather
- Gather your materials
- In a cup, add fifty milliliters soil and five chia seeds
- In another cup, add twenty five milliliters sand, twenty five milliliters soil, and five chia seeds
- In your remaining cup, add fifty milliliters sand and five chia seeds
*MAKE SURE YOUR CUPS ARE LABELED
- Water everyday with 20 milliliters of water
Pot #2: There was no visible growth in the 1/2 soil, 1/2 sand cup.
Pot #3: On day 5, we measured 2 centimeters of growth in the all sand cup, on day 6 we recorded 3 centimeters of growth, and finally on day 7 we measured 3.5 centimeters of growth.